Cat DNA is used to crack U.K. murder case

08/15/2013 | NBC News

British police say they've cracked a case by using feline DNA to confirm the identity of the alleged perpetrator. Detectives found eight cat hairs on a curtain that had been used to wrap a corpse; scientists then used DNA sequencing to prove that the hairs most likely belonged to a cat owned by the murder suspect. Investigators say it's among the first times cat DNA has helped solve a crime.

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